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Sep 4, 2013

Blackstone Valley Explorer


Special Sunrise and Sunset Cruises to celebrate the Fall Equinox
on the Blackstone Riverboat “Explorer”

Category: News Room
Posted by: Craig

Date: Saturday September 21, 2013

Rain date: Saturday September 28, 2013
Location: leave from Central Falls Landing (45 Madeira Ave., Central Falls, RI)

Enjoy a Sunrise or Sunset Cruise aboard the Blackstone Riverboat “Explorer”
Reservations Required

6:30 AM SUNRISE CRUISE (sunrise 6:32 AM)
Get up with the birds and come on board, there will be coffee, orange juice, muffins and donuts for you to enjoy while you cruise the river. There is a colony of mute swans on Valley Falls Pond adjacent to the river. Osprey and hawks search the river for prey. Painted turtles, Great Blue herons, and swifts are regular visitors to the river. The river in the early morning is totally different from the river in the evening.
Time: 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM Date: 9/21/2013
Cost: $15 per person
Cruise limited to 40 persons; leave from Central Falls Landing

5:30 PM SUNSET CRUISE (sunset 6:44 PM)
As dusk comes to the river a new set of characters comes out. Come on board and relax after a busy weekend day and enjoy apple cider and cookies. Swifts dive-bomb the water scooping up bugs for their dinner. Canada geese search the shallows for a delicious meal. The muskrats and river otter are sometimes seen along the river’s edge. Turtles watch you glide by on the boat as intently as you watch them. The river in the evening is totally different from the river in the morning.
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Date: 9/21/2013
Cost: $15 per person
Cruise limited to 40 persons; leave from Central Falls Landing

SPECIAL OFFER: Take both cruises for $25!

For cruise tickets, reservations and more information contact the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council at 401-724-2200, or go to Keep.bv.beautiful@gmail.com
Online ticket orders at www.tix.com